We’re always honored — if not exactly surprised — when one of our pieces earns coveted status as a Boston Magazine Editors’ Pick. Getting a well-deserved turn in the spotlight this fall Molteni&C’s MISS chair in ash, which earned a place on Kara Butterfield’s roundup of “15 Jewel-Toned Furniture Pieces and Accessories.”
Against the gorgeous backdrop of the Molteni&C closet, interior stylist, Kara Butterfield, shows off the most up-to-date and trending designs in closet organization. Kara, who is also Boston Magazine‘s editor-at-large, delves into the successful organizing, highlighting the art and beauty that lies within it while sharing tips used by professionals.
French architect and one of Molteni&C’s top designers, Jean Nouvel, is in the middle of a major development of the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Louvre Abu Dhabi is a satellite structure of the renowned Paris museum set to open this year on the city’s Saadiyat Island.
An 80-year anniversary deserves some fanfare, and the extraordinary new Molteni Museum throws a worthy celebration in honor of the legendary contemporary furniture line. Housed in the penthouse of the company’s Giussano, Italy headquarters, the exhibition offers a dazzling tour of Molteni’s journey from modest atelier to industry icon.
Not all ordinary chairs come with their own fan clubs, but the Gio Ponti D.154.2 Armchair does exactly that. Described by the New York Times Style Magazine as a “manifestation of Ponti’s twin ideals of harmony and joy,” and featured as one of Kara Butterfield’s “Editors’ Picks” in this month’s Boston Home, this piece is an instant classic for contemporary interiors, and is almost certain to earn sought-after status among today’s collectors.
Italian contemporary furniture designer Molteni & C recently celebrated 80 years in the business. This is no easy feat. To celebrate, the company hosted the exhibit 80! Molteni, exhibiting eight decades of high-quality furniture design. You can visit the exhibition in person, featuring iconic Molteni & C pieces throughout the decades, at the Galleria d’Arte Moderna in the Villa Reale in via Palestro.